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Area Attractions

The Pier 
PEER OVER THE PIER:  It’s the city’s landmark, that inverted pyramid that juts a half mile into Tampa Bay from downtown’s shores. The Pier, attracting two million visitors a year, is a five-story marketplace with shops and restaurants, The Pier Aquarium, an observation deck, a bait shop and more.
800 Second Avenue
N.E.

St. Petersburg, Florida 33701

727-821-6443
www.stpetepier.com

Sunken Gardens
STROLL THROUGH THE GARDENS:  Everything is in bloom at Sunken Gardens, an exotic collection of more than 50,000 tropical plants and flowers. The four-acre botanical attraction features a butterfly garden, wedding lawn, a walk-through aviary with exotic species of birds, and an orchid arbor. This garden is open seven days a week.
1825 4th Street N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33704

727-551-3100
www.stpete.org/fun/parks/sunken.htm

 

Great Explorations Museum
KEEP IN TOUCH:  At Great Explorations Museum,  you don’t just look at the exhibits. You touch them. Move them. Explore them. And, in some cases, you actually become part of them.
1925 Fourth Street N
St. Petersburg, FL 33704

727-821-8992
www.greatexplorations.org

Boyd Hill Nature Preserve
GO WILD: Visit Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, a city-owned 245-acre preserve along the shores of Lake Maggiore . This award-winning park features nature trails, an environmental studies area, an outdoor classroom, a conference center, a pioneer settlement/living history park, and the newly expanded Lake Maggiore Environmental Education Center .
1101 Country Club Way S.
St Petersburg, FL 33705

727-893-7326
www.stpete.org/boyd/index.htm

Ft. DeSoto Park
The beach at Fort De Soto was ranked as Florida’s Best Beach for 2005. It is the largest county park in the area, with 1,136 acres on five interconnected islands located at the tip of Pinellas County in Tierra Verde. It includes more than seven miles of beaches, boat docks, camp grounds, fishing piers, nature trails, a canoe trail, a historic fort, plus much more.
3500 Pinellas Bayway S.
Tierra Verde, FL 33715
727-582-2267
www.pinellascounty.org/park/05_Ft_DeSoto.htm

Baywalk
Dining, Shopping and Movies!
2nd Street & 2nd Avenue N
Downtown St.Petersburg, 33701
727-895-9277

www.baywalkstpete.com/

Tyrone Square Mall
6901 Tyrone Square
St Petersburg, FL 33710
(727) 347-3889

www.simon.com/mall/default.aspx?ID=135

The Tampa Bay Rays
Tropicana Field
One Tropicana Drive
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
888-326-7297

http://tampabay.rays.mlb.com/index.jsp?c_id=tb